The Zen of Simplicity

Feng Shui, Healthy Living

The Zen of Simplicity

“A simple life is its own reward” — George Santayana The opposite of simplicity is complexity and a complex life is prone to too many responsibilities that create stress, anxiety and pressure. Our culture is rampant with complexities: too many choices, too much to do, too many commitments, too little time, too little resources, too […]

 

November 01st, 2017 read more

Healthy Living, Inner Feng Shui

Just Say No to Forcing Outcomes!

“If you try to force life to follow your will, you may well succeed in achieving your goals, but at what cost? By moving against nature, you deny yourself true happiness & replace it with an addiction to stress.” -Richard Rudd, Gene Keys

 

April 24th, 2015 read more

Healthy Living, Inspiration, Law of Attraction

Commitment

  “There is nothing worth doing in life unless it is done with absolute commitment. It doesn’t matter whether you love it or hate it, if you attempt anything half-heartedly you might as well not attempt it at all. Without commitment, action lacks power or direction and above all, it lacks luck. This last comment […]

 

January 23rd, 2015 read more

Healthy Living, Recipes, Simple Recipes, Trader Joe Recipes

Easy Peasy Asian Style Chicken Soup

  1 container of hearty veggie broth (I like Trader’s Joes) 1 -2 organic boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into small pieces 2 -3 green onions, chopped 1/4 t of minced fresh garlic 1/4 t of minced fresh ginger Dash or two of rice wine vinegar Dash or two of Worcestershire sauce Poach chicken in […]

 

January 03rd, 2014 read more

Healthy Living, Simple Recipes

Feng Shui And Food: Cabbage Soup

  What’s the connection between feng shui & food you ask? As you know, the chi in your surroundings and in the food you eat either nourish or deplete you. How you prepare your meals adds to the vibrancy of the food you eat and serve to others.  For those who know me well, know […]

 

October 25th, 2013 read more

Feng Shui, Healthy Living, Images

No Yang Chi in the Bedroom

   

 

September 11th, 2013 read more

growth, Healthy Living, Images, Inner Feng Shui

Discomfort Continued…

  Once again. I’m finding myself in an uncomfortable and strange place that started showing up last fall with regularity. It was so noticeable, I wrote about it here. Because I’m finding myself agitated lately and especially today, I decided to stop everything and do a short meditation. The best meditative practice for me is listening to […]

 

August 20th, 2013 read more

Feng Shui, Healthy Living, Quotes

Enlivening the Front Entrance

What Does Your Entrance Say About You? In the world of feng shui, the entrance to a home, building, office or room is called the Mouth of Chi. As the saying goes, “you only have one chance to make a good first impression.” The entrance is your opportunity to offer a good first impression and […]

 

May 28th, 2013 read more

Healthy Living, Inner Feng Shui

A Powerful 15 Minute Meditation

Try this simple practice to bring vitality to your physical body. Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes, begin focusing only on your breath and relax. Do this for a few moments or until you are centered. Bring a smile to your face and focus on the following: Heart: to dissolve impatience Lungs: to […]

 

April 10th, 2013 read more

Feng Shui, Healthy Living

10 Things That Make Insomnia Worse

  Traditional Bedroom design by San Francisco General Contractor Camber Construction From a feng shui perspective, here are some reasons that can make insomnia worse: Televisions – TVs are yang and fiery which is the exact opposite of the vibe for generating restful sleep and rejuvenation. Electronics – Not only can electronics be stimulating, they […]

 

February 28th, 2013 read more